SAN, Femi Falana once again demands Release Of 40 Illegally Detained Nigerians By Navy.

Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has called for the release of 40 Nigerians illegally detained by the Navy in its facilities in Lagos State. Falana, in a letter to the executive secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Abuja, yesterday, urged the commission to request the release of the 40 citizens from illegal custody. In […]

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‘Over 4.6mil Nigerians Have so far Participated In NYSC’ – DG reveals.

The National Youth Service Corps has said that only 4,644,808 Nigerians have participated in the scheme since inception in 1973. The NYSC Director-General, Brig-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, stated this on Thursday at an ongoing press conference in Abuja, noting that the scheme had been able to achieve national unity and integration. The DG added that 1,132,409 […]

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‘Over 6,000 Nigerians under criminal investigation in South Africa’- Nigeria High Commissioner raises alarm.

Nigeria’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Ambassador Kabir Bala has revealed that over 6,000 Nigerians are being investigated by the South African authorities for various crimes.   The High Commissioner said the statistics which is from the South African Police Service also revealed that the crimes centered on drug-related offences, murder, fraud and armed robbery.  “We have to look at it […]

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‘I Will continue to Fight For The Poor’- President Buhari assures Nigerians.

According to media reports, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Daura, Katsina State, said he will use his second term in office to improve the lives of Nigerians by paying close attention to the poor and those on the lower rungs of society. Addressing leaders of various communities from five Local Government Areas of Daura […]

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‘Come home and invest’- Plateau State governor, Lalong begs Nigerians in diaspora.

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau and Chairman Northern Governors Forum has urged Nigerians in diaspora to invest at home and help to reduce unemployment among the youths. Lalong made the call while delivering a keynote address at the 2019 Annual Convention of the Zumunta Association (an umbrella body of Nigerians from 19 Northern States) in […]

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See shocking reason why Nigerians in Qatar couldn’t make it home for Sallah.

Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation, Qatar chapter, said lack of functional passport production machine at the Nigerian embassy in that country has made it difficult for them to travel for Sallah. NIDO-Qatar president, Mr. Victor Ikoli, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Monday. He said it had […]

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See shocking amount Nigerians spend on sports betting a year.

Nigerians spend over 730 billion Naira annually on sports betting and at least two billion naira is generated daily, recent research data shows. Data also revealed that over 60 million Nigerian punters spend over 3, 000 naira daily placing bet stakes. At least there are 50 betting sites in Nigeria with the number growing annually. […]

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‘Protests by Nigeria students body against alleged killing of Nigerians by South Africans, reckless and unwarranted’ – South Africa’s Foreign Minister says

South Africa’s Minister for International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor at a press conference in response to a planned protest by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), alleged that claims of targeted killings of Nigerians in their country were false.   Speaking at the press conference which the Minister of Police Bheki Cele attended on Sunday August […]

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Students shutdown Ogun Shoprite over Xenophobic attacks of Nigerians in South Africa.

Shoprite mall in Ota, Ogun State, was shut down by protesting members of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) today Saturday, August 10th over the rampant cases of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.  The protesting students stormed the South African-owned mall at about 11am with placards carrying inscriptions such as: “South Africans must go”, ”Enough […]

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